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Hanukkah

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  • Christmas card collection at Pratt showcases holidays of past

    Christmas card collection at Pratt showcases holidays of past
    Santa artwork mailed as holiday greetings, embroidered fabrics that look more pincushion than Christmas card, and countless other historic missives had been tucked away in cabinets at downtown Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Free Library for longer than anyone...
  • Test your knowledge with this Christmas Quiz

    Test your knowledge with this Christmas Quiz
    Here's a good topic for your Christmas gathering with family and friends: What is the most annoying Christmas song ever? I'll vote for either the mawkish "Christmas Shoes" or the aggravatingly jaunty "Feliz Navidad." Others might choose "Santa Baby,"...
  • The best holiday albums you probably never heard

    The best holiday albums you probably never heard
    For Christmas Eve, Pop & Hiss offers up a selection of offbeat holiday albums guaranteed to break up the monotony of the same-old, same-old holiday songs and arrangements being piped into malls and over the airwaves of Yuletide-music centered radio...
  • Values in shrink-wrap

    Amid the love and ripped shrink-wrap plastic of Christmas, my 7-month-old great nephew, Joey, sat contentedly gumming the cardboard label on a stuffed pink elephant he'd been given -- his grin piercing the excesses of the season that lay crumpled all...
  • Glastonbury's Eli Baker To Star In New NBC Sitcom

    Glastonbury's Eli Baker To Star In New NBC Sitcom
    In January, Eli Baker was a sixth-grader in Glastonbury, playing on soccer and lacrosse teams and auditioning for stage, film and television roles. Two months later, the 11-year-old was filming a NBC television pilot, "Growing Up Fisher," that will be a...
  • Chabad Offers Pre Hanukkah Class, 'The Need for Jewish PR: Why We Must Engage the World'

    Hannukah is the most celebrated Jewish holiday in America today — but for many, the deeper significance is lost under piles of dreidels, gifts and latkes. To help rediscover the meaning of this ancient tradition, Harford Chabad will host a Pre-...
  • 71 years after a baby girl's birth, her mother gets a gift

    71 years after a baby girl's birth, her mother gets a gift
    PASO ROBLES, Calif. — The host was a good cook, famous for his mashed potatoes. No — not potatoes. Beans. Baked beans. That was it. Brooke Mayo held a finger to her cheek. "Old age is getting to me," she said at last. The images of that...
  • Learning Matters: A different perspective on the word Christmas

    Learning Matters: A different perspective on the word Christmas
    When Glendale News-Press Editor Dan Evans introduced us new columnists to his staff and each other last August, he expressed a wish for some lively exchanges of perspective between Hoover High School teacher Brian Crosby and me. Today I’ll grant...
  • Mailbag: School district taking back promise to share

    Re: "District wants shorter joint use for pool," Coastline Pilot, Nov. 15. Our Laguna Beach Unified School District board is at it again, revising history and ignoring commitments made to the community. I sat on the oversight committee during the...
  • Hanukkah at ArtsQuest

     
    Celebrate the Festival of Lights Saturday with a concert by Yosi. Israeli-born children's recording artist Yosi Levin presents classic and original Hanukkah songs with a rock ’n’ roll feel, from a non-traditional take on the traditional &#...
  • Funny Money: Clean up with a mid-year check-up

    It's July, Funny Money fans, and you know what that means! No, not, "Put away the Christmas decorations" -- we're not that far behind on chores at the Funny Money household. Still, my boy, Funny Money Jr., or as I call him, "Li'l Money" ('cuz that's...